Teenager will Flugrekord der Schwester brechen infographic
Grafik zeigt die geplante Flugstrecke von Mack Rutherford auf seiner Reise rund um die Welt, sowie Details des ultraleichten Shark UL Flugzeugs.


Teenager folgt der Schwester und will rund um die Welt fliegen

By Jordi Bou

March 17, 2022 - Mack Rutherford, 16, versucht als Jüngster einen Soloflug rund um die Welt – eine Heldentat, die seine ältere Schwester Zara, 19, im Januar 2022 erfolgreich beenden konnte.

The British-Belgian teenager, currently at school in England, is due to take off from the Bulgarian capital Sofia on March 17 and expects to be gone for two to three months.

His sister Zara became, on January 20, the youngest woman, at 19, to fly solo around the world, and also the first person to do so in a microlight plane, after a five-month, five-continent odyssey in her Shark ultralight.

If successful, Mack will also become the youngest male to complete a solo round-the-world flight, beating the record set by Travis Ludlow in 2021, at the age of 18.

PUBLISHED: 16/02/2022; STORY: Graphic News